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Brett Favre
Brett Favre
Brett Favre with Green Bay Packers, 2007
Personal Information
Born: October 10 1969 (1969-10-10) (age 50) in Gulfport, Mississippi, U.S., in
Died: , in
Career information
Year(s) 19912010
NFL Draft 1991 / Round: Round: 2 / Pick: 33rd
NFL Supplemental Draft / Pick:
College Southern Mississippi
Professional teams
Career stats
TDINT 508–336
Yards 71,838
QB Rating 86.0
Stats at NFL.com
Career highlights and awards
Rated #20 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com
(as of 2009 season)
11× Pro Bowl selection
3× First-team All-Pro selection
3× Second-team All-Pro selection
3× AP NFL MVP
5× NFC Player of the Year
2× NFC Champion
Super Bowl champion (XXXI)
NFL 1990s All-Decade Team

Brett Lorenzo Favre (born October 10, 1969) is a retired American football player who played Quarterback. He was the starting quarterback for the Green Bay Packers from 1992 to 2007. Favre started at the quarterback position for The University of Southern Mississippi for four years before being selected in the second round of the 1991 NFL Draft by the Atlanta Falcons (33rd overall). After one season with the Falcons, Favre was traded to the Packers on February 10, 1992 for the 19th pick in the 1992 NFL Draft. He became the Packers' starting quarterback in the fourth game of the 1992 NFL season with the Packers, starting every game from then on until his retirement in 2008. Later in 2008, Favre came out of retirement and was traded to the New York Jets.

Favre is the only three-time AP MVP (1995-97) in NFL history and led the Packers to seven division championships (1995, 1996, 1997, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2007), four NFC Championship Games (1995, 1996, 1997, and 2007), two NFC Championships (1996 and 1997), and one Super Bowl championship (XXXI). His NFL records include: most career touchdown passes (442), most career passing yards (61,655), most career pass completions (5,377), most career pass attempts (8,758), most career interceptions thrown (288), most consecutive starts among NFL quarterbacks (253; 275 total starts including playoffs), and most career victories as a starting quarterback (160). Farve is now in retirement.

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